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Hybrid Cloud Is Not Cloud: Why It’s Data Purgatory

Hybrid Cloud Is Not Cloud: Why It’s Data Purgatory

Posted: August 26, 2022 | Project Management

Clouds – they’re not just in the sky anymore. In the popular world of cloud computing, the options for storing data and managing your company’s workflow can be overwhelming. There is public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud. But which option is best for your business? 

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Trends in Connectivity and Integration: What’s Ahead in 2022 & Beyond

Trends in Connectivity and Integration: What’s Ahead in 2022 & Beyond

Posted: July 22, 2022 | Project Management

Contractors know they need to be on top of technology trends to stay competitive in the industry. Leveraging the latest tech is a necessity for increasing efficiency, streamlining workflows, driving growth, and mitigating risks. Yes, you should digitize, but in today’s tech landscape, it’s important to do so strategically. What the savviest in the industry are coming to understand is that, instead of just choosing a few tech platforms at random, you need to integrate your digital systems to be efficient and successful.

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Understanding Alternative Building Products

Understanding Alternative Building Products

Posted: July 8, 2022 | Project Management

According to a recent article, some builders are constructing homes from natural materials like rammed earth, adobe brick, and volcanic rock. In addition to being readily available on site, there may be heating and cooling benefits due to the natural insulation provided by these materials. And according to the housing market research firm Zonda, 90% of American home builders surveyed said that their businesses had been impacted by supply issues.

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When Data Builds Your Job: Artificial Intelligence in Construction

When Data Builds Your Job: Artificial Intelligence in Construction

Posted: July 1, 2022 | Tradewinds, Project Management

Did you know that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already (likely) a part of your daily life? Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s search algorithms, Facebook Messenger, Slack – it’s all AI. In the construction industry, it shows up in the form of drone videos, security sensors, and Building Information Modeling (BIM). So, what exactly is AI?

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Leadership in Preconstruction – Leading the Way for Positive Change

Leadership in Preconstruction – Leading the Way for Positive Change

Posted: June 3, 2022 | Project Management

Early in my career I didn’t even know about leadership or what a leader looked like. I thought the word leadership was more often used in the political world or in history books. I was more aware of words like “boss”, “supervisor”, and “manager”, and eventually I learned that good leaders are different from good managers. I don’t know if I would call anyone a bad leader, as I believe that if you’re being called a leader, it must only be good. And if you’re bad, then probably you aren’t a leader yet. After a few years, I started to realize that there is something called leadership, which is beyond those traditional words we use to describe the person in a position of authority over you. I also started to realize that with great power and authority comes great responsibility, which means that true leadership is closer to Simon Sinek’s definition: “Leadership is not about being in charge but about taking care of the people in your charge.”

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